Quiz: How Much Do You Know About Science Topics?

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Quiz: How Much Do You Know About Science Topics?

How strong is your Science knowledge? Would you like to check? Take our online quiz and test your knowledge of science facts, terms, concepts, and applications of scientific principles.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What is a predicted answer to a scientific question or an educated guess that may explain an observation?  
  • 2. 
    A normal red blood cell has an average width (diameter) is between
    • A. 

      4 and 6 micrometer

    • B. 

      6 and 8 micrometer

    • C. 

      3 and 4 micrometer

    • D. 

      5 and 6 micrometer

  • 3. 
    What is the measure of the average kinetic energy (energy of motion) of particles of matter called?
  • 4. 
    What is the formula to convert celcius into Fahrenheit in terms of F and C  [Blank].
  • 5. 
    [Blank] measures how much matter occupies a given amount of space
  • 6. 
    What is the amount of force exerted per unit area
  • 7. 
    What is the amount of push or pull on an object?
  • 8. 
    What is the scattering of light by colloid particles called?
  • 9. 
    Which energy is associated with the electromagnetic energy that travels in waves? 
  • 10. 
    A homogeneous mixture is where extremely small particles (but not as small as particles in a solution) are spread evenly throughout another substance.  
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 11. 
    [Blank] properties change based on the amount of substance present
  • 12. 
    What are  solids with atoms or molecules that are locked into place, but without a specific form or repeating structure called?
  • 13. 
    D-type subshell has
    • A. 

      Has seven orbitals. Each of those orbitals can hold two electrons, for a total of up to fourteen electrons

    • B. 

      Has three orbitals. Each orbital can hold two electrons, for a total of six electrons.

    • C. 

      Has five orbitals. Each of those orbitals can hold two electrons, for a possible total of ten electrons

    • D. 

      Has one orbital, which can hold up to two electrons

  • 14. 
    What type of substance is found in all matter in the universe?
    • A. 

      Compounds

    • B. 

      Elements

    • C. 

      Mixtures

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 15. 
    Omar fills a graduated cylinder with 15 mL of water. He then drops a ring into the graduated cylinder and records that the water level is 19 mL. What did he measure?
    • A. 

      The ring’s mass

    • B. 

      The ring’s volume

    • C. 

      The water’s density

    • D. 

      The water’s weight

  • 16. 
    The deepest part of all the world’s oceans is the Mariana Trench, which has a maximum depth of 11,000 m. How is this depth written in scientific notation?
    • A. 

      1.1 x 10^3 m

    • B. 

      1.1 x 10^4 m

    • C. 

      11 x 10^3 m

    • D. 

      11.000 x 10 m

  • 17. 
    What is the maximum number of controlled variables that there can be in a scientific experiment?
    • A. 

      0

    • B. 

      1

    • C. 

      2

    • D. 

      There is no maximum

  • 18. 
    Alexis conducts an experiment studying how long it takes different watercolor paints to dry. What is a valid independent variable for her experiment?
    • A. 

      Brand of paint

    • B. 

      Color of paint

    • C. 

      Time needed to dry

    • D. 

      Both A and B

  • 19. 
    The most abundant element in the universe is hydrogen, which makes up about 75% of the universe’s mass. What is the same for every particle of hydrogen in the universe?
    • A. 

      Number of electrons

    • B. 

      Number of neutrons

    • C. 

      Number of protons

    • D. 

      All the above

  • 20. 
    Nathan pours himself a glass of pineapple juice. What is a qualitative property of the juice?
    • A. 

      It freezes at −2 °C

    • B. 

      It has a density of 1.25 g/mL

    • C. 

      It has a volume of 240 mL

    • D. 

      It is a yellow solution

  • 21. 
    What is true about the periodic table?
    • A. 

      All elements can be classified as either metalloids or nonmetals

    • B. 

      Elements are arranged in order of increasing atomic number

    • C. 

      Elements in the same row have similar chemical properties

    • D. 

      All the above

  • 22. 
    A food chemist is studying a solid sample. Which property is she least likely to measure?
    • A. 

      Density

    • B. 

      Effusion rate

    • C. 

      Melting point

    • D. 

      Toxicity

  • 23. 
    Which group of particles has the greatest mass?
    • A. 

      1 neutron and 1 proton

    • B. 

      1 proton and 10 electrons

    • C. 

      2 neutrons and 10 electrons

    • D. 

      3 neutrons

  • 24. 
    What primarily determines the volume of an atom?
    • A. 

      The size of the nucleus

    • B. 

      The size of the electron cloud

    • C. 

      The number of neutrons

    • D. 

      The speed of the electrons

  • 25. 
    An oceanographer has two liquid samples and records their masses in the table below. What must be true of samples 1 and 2? Sample 1 Mass 230 g Sample 2 Mass 230 g
    • A. 

      They have the same chemical composition

    • B. 

      They have the same weight

    • C. 

      They take up the same amount of space

    • D. 

      All the above

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